Penningmeester gezocht

Stichting Boerengroep zoekt een penningmeester (3-(5) uur per week). Organisatie Stichting Boerengroep slaat de brug tussen landbouwpraktijk en landbouwtheorie. Ze zet zich in voor gezonde en sociale landbouw en organiseert hiervoor activiteiten die een kritische houding stimuleren onder studenten en boeren. De activiteiten die de Boerengroep aanbiedt lopen sterk uiteen. Zo organiseert ze o.a. excursies, … Meer lezen

December 20: Workshop slaughtering chickens

Have you ever want to learn how to kill a chicken in a proper way? Learn it on the 20th of December from an expert and (if you want) do it yourself! Carefarm Makandra in Ede has 50 chickens which they would like to slaughter because of the avian flue. We will go by bike or … Meer lezen

December 19: Demonstration in Brussels against TTIP

TTIP is the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. A trade agreement between the EU and the US which stands above national or EU law. It aims to ‘harmonize’ EU and USA regulation. They also call this ‘Mutual Recognition’ (MR). What does this mean? That corporations would be able to choose the lowest form of regulation. … Meer lezen

December 3: Melkquotum eraf en nu?

2015, het melkquotum verdwijnt. Maar wat nu? Komen er dierrechten? Krijgen we een grondgebonden melkveehouderij? Of zijn er in de toekomst enkel nog koeienflats? Een interessante avond met veel technocraten, maar ook ‘anmelkquotumbeten’. Algemene trend was dat we maatschappij gericht moeten groeien (dus de koeien buiten houden). Want het huidige goede imago behouden is het belangrijkst.  En streven … Meer lezen

November 26: Screening DIVE with discussion

Stichting Boerengroep and Foodsharing Wageningen en omgeving will screen the eye-opening movie Dive! (http://www.divethefilm.com/) from Jeremy Seifert for free in the Building with the clock. The film is about the live of Jeremy and his friends as dumpster divers in Los Angeles as well as how he tries to solve the issue of wasting food … Meer lezen

November 26: Let’s talk TTIP

Have you heard about TTIP? If not, then it’s about time!The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a trade agreement between the EU and the US that is currently being negotiated. It aims at removing trade barriers in a wide range of economic sectors, including the agricultural sector. Proponents claim that TTIP will boost … Meer lezen

November 29: Workshop “Look in the mirror of nature”

 With Jan Diek van Mansvelt Dr.Sc. and Bio-soof On November 29 we organize a workshop about ‘look in de mirror of the nature’ During this workshop Jan Diek will tell you all about the world of the green. Plants and flowers show you where (your) live consists of. De development of the plants give you … Meer lezen

Lunch Lecture Series: “Who is responsible for a Sustainable Food system?”

In stead of our weekly coffee moments in the Thursday mornings, we organize lunch lectures on the 6th, 20th, 27th of November and the 4th of December. The theme of the serie is “Who is responsible for a Sustainable food system?” k The invited speakers are: 6th Nov: Inno Kock (Lazuur, www.lazuur.com) about: Consumers responsibility … Meer lezen

November 22: Excursion to Intensive Farms

Have you always wanted to see how intensive farming in The Netherlands looks like? On Saturday the 22th of November you can see three intensive ways of farming! We will gather at 08.30h at Radix/Forum and then travel to the broiler breeder farm in Wamel. This farmer takes care of 38.000 Ross 308 birds housed … Meer lezen

21 oktober-1 November: Indian experts on medicinal plants visiting the Netherlands

Between 21 October and 1st of November 2014 a group of Indian experts on the use reduction of antibiotic use in dairy farming will be visiting the Netherlands. This includes veterinarians, herbal plant experts, the president of the Kerala Vetyerinary Association, as well as the director Animal Health of the Karnataka Milk Federation in Bangalore … Meer lezen